[FFmpeg-user] Best CPU for ffmpeg

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Jan 28 12:09:33 CET 2014

Ed Torbett <ed.torbett <at> simulation-systems.co.uk> writes:

> > Assuming you don't want to encode one file but many files
> > n with n larger than the number of CPU cores in your
> > hardware, I wonder if it isn't (significantly?) faster to
> > encode all n files 
> Surely any situation where you're encoding multiple files, 
> especially if large and/or high quality, is going to be more 
> I/O bound than CPU?

I don't know that's why I asked.
(But I am quite sure that "high quality" - of course 
depending on the definition - makes it more cpu-bound than 
I/O bound.)

Carl Eugen

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